March : 2018 Current Affairs (State in News) Sourabh Jain
Regions North J&K, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhandh, Himachal. East Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bangal .West Rajasthan, Gujrat, Goa. CentraMadhya Pradesh, Chattishgarh, Maharashtra. .SouthKarnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu. .North-East Sikkim, Meghalaya, Assam, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura.
EAST Region OOdisha Government has signed a MoU with the British Council to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation. O Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik got additional charge of Odisha. O The commemorative coins were released by President of India Ramnath Kovind at a function of Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan at Puri in Odisha. Odisha State launched the "Khushi Scheme" to provide free sanitary pads. Odisha CM has launched a'Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas' (Our Village, Our development) to reach out to the people in rural areas. O u The centeral govt. constituted a tribunal to solve Mahanadi Water dispute between Odisha & Chhattisgarh. The Chairman of the tribunal Justice AM Khanwilkar.
O The West Bengal has become the best performing State both in terms of allottingjobs and utilizing funds under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) The union govt has approved the setting up of a Plastic Park in Deoghar, Jharkhand. O Arabinda Muduli, the noted Odia Bhajan singer, musician and lyricist and Prafulla Das, the renowned litterateur, has passed away both are from Odisha state.
Central India O India received the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from USA at the Dabhol regasification terminal in Maharashtra. Government launched Asmita Yojana to provide sanitary napkins at subsidized rates. The Mega Food Park inaugurated by Hars mrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries at village Degaon in district Satara. The National School of Drama (NSD) will host the "8th Theatre Olympics" at Mumbai with the theme 'flag of friendship. Imposed a complete ban on plastic carry bags and thermocol cutlery. O Maharashtra tops the list of biomedical waste generated in the country daily. Mumbairanks 47 on the 'city wealth index' of 314 global cities in the Knight Frank Wealth Report 2018.
North Region O Haryana's first cyber police station has been opened in Gurugram. O Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal & Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri ceremonially flagged off Delhi Metro's New Pink Line from the Metro Bhawan in New Delhi. O Kashmir's Tulip Garden in Srinagar was opened on March 25. Chandigarh has become the 1st city in North India to install AutomaticSpeed Gun Cameras with digital displays for traffic management. State-run power equipment maker has commissioned 1st unit of 110 MW of the Kishanganga hydroelectric project of NHPC in Jammu and Kashmir. PM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have inaugurated Uttar Pradesh's biggest solar power plant in Dadar Kalan village of Chhanvey block in Mirzapur. u
South Region Microsoft has inked its first-ever renewable energy deal in Bengluru, Karnataka. O The Andhra Pradesh state govt. has launched 'Naipunya Rathams', multi-utility vehicle to bring technology to the remote corners. O CM Pinarayi Vijayan has launched a unified app for all government services at Kerala's first global digital summit in Kochi named 'M-Kerala. Andhra Pradesh becomes the first Indian state to conduct a household survey at state and district level to estimate the multidimensional poverty of the state. The study was conducted by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh in collaboration with University of Oxford, UK. An all-women railwaystationis launched at Phirangipuram,Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.. The railway station on the Guntur-Narsara.
West Region O Diu has become the first Union territory of India to run completely on solar power energy. O The four-day 'Madhavpur Mela' has begun at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar, Gujarat. Shigmotsav is one of the several cultural festivals of Goa and is celebrated through colours, costumes, music and dance. Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district, which had the lowest sex ratio at birth (SRB) in the state in 2011, has become the district with the highest SRB in the state. The district has increased its ratio from 837 girls per 1,000 boys in 2011 to 955 girls in December 2017.
North-East Region D The Buddhist Community celebrated the silver jubilee of the Losar Festival in Arunachal Pradesh. Airport Authority of India has signed MoU with the Assam state govt to develop in Kamrup district. Assam state govt. has launched a programme 'Mission Sambhava, to build one lakh toilets across the state under the Swachh Bharat Mission'. O O The Assam government has extended the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), 1958 by six more months in the state. O The rhino census beagan at the world heritage site Kaziranga National Park, Assam. Arunachal Pradesh Assembly passed a bill to remove Anchal Samiti, intermediate level of the three-tier Panchayati Raj System and set up a two-tier system in the state.